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seif

long, narrow sand dune deposited according to the prevailing wind direction

[pron. "safe" -- from the Arabic word for sword]


Sightings:

Getting into deserts

Exploring Namibia

Exploring the Kalahari

Words to describe Idaho
(explore the URL for a digital atlas of the state)

Words to use on a dinosaur expedition

The overview -- and another

Tour the world with remote sensing

Wind as sculptor

Dungeons and Dragons with an Arabic accent

Making the desert boom

Of sword and silk

What happens when the bolide hits the sand

Your guide to Egyptian oases

The real English Patient [word used in its Arabic sense]

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